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Policy Coherence in US Tobacco Control: Beyond FDA Regulation

  • Joshua S. Yang,

    Affiliation: Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California , United States of America

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  • Thomas E. Novotny mail

    tnovotny@mail.sdsu.edu

    Affiliation: Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Published: May 19, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000079

About the Authors

Joshua S. Yang
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California , United States of America
Thomas E. Novotny
Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: tnovotny@mail.sdsu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: JSY TEN. Wrote the first draft of the paper: JSY. Contributed to the writing of the paper: JSY TEN. Conceptualized the project and prepared the manuscript: JSY TEN.